A two-year pay freeze isn't likely to hurt the government in hiring and retaining infosec pros. People often choose to work for the government for a higher cause, to play a vital role in protecting the national interest.
What's embarrassing about the WikiLeaks episode isn't just the precarious position the publication of diplomatic cables put the U.S. in with its allies but the likelihood that one, low-level analyst accessed sensitive data without authorization and then leaked them.
The milTube video site is a companion to other military social networks housed behind the firewall, collectively known as milSuite, that furnishes secure Web 2.0 services such as those offered by Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.
Key factors making the security landscape riskier are the rapid rise of social networking, the growing reliance on cloud computing and the growing sophistication, criminalization and organization of hackers, a new survey shows.